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Seattle to Become Latest American City to Tax Sugary Drinks

Seattle to Become Latest American City to Tax Sugary Drinks

In other cities where soda taxes have been enacted, including Philadelphia , pre-sweetened RTD coffee drinks have been subject to soda taxation, while drinks prepared by baristas in retail settings...

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EU, China trade spat blocks climate statement

EU, China trade spat blocks climate statement

Tusk and Juncker said the world is facing uncertainties and that maintaining the current worldwide system is in line with the interests of the EU, China and the world. Li repeated that WTO rules h...

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Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex

Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex

Amidst loud voice, the slogans of Khalisthan (a separate Sikh Home land) at Akal Takht ( highest Sikh Temporal Seat) were raised in the premises of Golden Temple here today on the eve of 33rd annivers...

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Donald Trump will not block James Comey testimony

Donald Trump will not block James Comey testimony

As part of that argument, Senate GOPers will certainly refer to previous testimony Comey gave to a routine congressional oversight hearing on May 3 in which he stated that he had not received any pr...

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Youssef Zaghba: Full Story & Must-See Details On London Terrorist

Youssef Zaghba: Full Story & Must-See Details On London Terrorist

Despite a rapid response to Saturday's deadly attack, which saw armed officers shoot dead all three suspects within eight minutes, opposition parties have called for May's resignation for her cuts to ...

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China vows to commit to Paris climate accord

China supports Germany in hosting a successful G20 summit scheduled for July in Hamburg, said Li, hoping that the gathering could help build up consensus and improve global economic governance. "T...

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US think tank: Israel had plan to use atomic bomb in 1967

In six days of fighting, Israel occupied the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt, the Golan Heights of Syria, and the West Bank and Arab sector of East Jerusalem , both previously under J...

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Texas man dies after swimming with new tattoo

Texas man dies after swimming with new tattoo

In the Texas man's case, the wound from the tattoo , combined with the man's chronic liver disease , led to severe complications that are usually rare. Health experts have long warned of the danger...

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Protesters send message to Govt and USA on Paris Climate Agreement

Bangladesh would continue its efforts with all friends and partners around the globe to mobilise domestic and global resources to address the grave threats posed by climate change , he added. He said...

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China welcomes "Not a single bullet fired" comment by PM Modi

Modi said the world has increasingly become interconnected and inter-dependent, a transformation that has made it necessary for India and China to cooperate on trade and investments despite a simmerin...

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Trump critics (and a few backers) march worldwide over climate and Russian Federation

It helped paved the way for the Paris Agreement , which was possible to conclude only because of USA leadership and its willingness and ability to fruitfully engage other countries. "He believes the ...

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Bear Breaks Into Colorado Home,

Bear Breaks Into Colorado Home, "Plays" Piano

A woman who lives in the 4000 block of Meadow Drive called police on May 31 after she noticed someone had gone through her apartment while she was gone. A black bear broke into a Colorado home and use...

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Suspected bomb kills seven outside historic mosque in Afghanistan's Herat

Suspected bomb kills seven outside historic mosque in Afghanistan's Herat

But Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban , has told the news provider that the group was not involved in the attack. In a statement, the ministry said the bombing in the city of Herat, w...

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Trump wants to 'stay engaged' on climate: Rex Tillerson

But the world is divided into sovereign states, not individuals, and there is no way to assess each individual's greenhouse-gas emissions. But he added that the treaty "was costing us billions to be i...

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London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK

May made the invitation to Trump just seven days after he took office, a decision that prompted accusations that Britain, its global influence set to be weakened by Brexit, was kowtowing to the new U....

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London Attack: Attacker Known to Authorities As PM's Record Called Into Question

London Attack: Attacker Known to Authorities As PM's Record Called Into Question

The second attacker was Moroccan-Libyan Rachid Redouane , with the third still to be identified. The Amaq news agency, which is affiliated with the IS group, said the attacks were carried out by ...

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IMD updates Monsoon 2017 forecast to 98%, Skymet Weather sticks to 95%

IMD updates Monsoon 2017 forecast to 98%, Skymet Weather sticks to 95%

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is working on a forecasting system that will give a 15-day warning on the possibility of a malaria or chikungunya outbreak across different regions across In...

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Here's our first look at Apple's new HomePod smart speaker

Like the Amazon Echo and Google Home , the HomePod will play music and also help people to manage their lives and homes . Apple's Siri assistant will be integrated into the $349 ($NZ490...

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United States mayors and governors defy Trump, will stick to Paris agreement anyway

Simpson going out and saying he's going to find the real killer", Kerry said Sunday on NBC News" Meet the Press . Pruitt refused to answer again whether Trump still believed that climate change...

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Police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

Police reveal names of London attackers, say one investigated before

Other proposals floated in the British press include electronically tagging or even interning jihadists on watch lists, requiring proof of ID for unregistered SIM cards for mobile phones, and police b...

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Ambassador Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'

They call themselves the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda , which is different from the United States Climate Alliance , the brainchild of the governors of California, New York and Washington ...

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New South Wales beat Queensland in State of Origin opener

When the Maroons are at their best, their game is often described as clinical or surgical. Queensland started fast, were given the first penalty after four minutes, and nearly went over for the ...

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Cuomo: NY state will keep Affordable Care Act protections

Cuomo: NY state will keep Affordable Care Act protections

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that he has directed state regulators to prohibit insurers from discriminating against a customer based on pre-existing conditions , age or gender. ...

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Four nations cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

The unprecedented measures against Doha include ordering Qatari citizens to leave within 14 days and banning citizens of three Gulf states from travelling to Qatar. Already, major airlines like Emirat...

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Trump Has Nominated Just a Handful of Ambassadors

Trump Has Nominated Just a Handful of Ambassadors

Trump tweets: "They are nothing but OBSTRUCTIONISTS! Want approvals", he posted. The tweet came among a. As of May 20, 35 of Trump's nominees have been confirmed and 59 have been sent but not yet ...

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Trump Believes in Climate Change, Says US Ambassador

Trump Believes in Climate Change, Says US Ambassador

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey pointed to the economic consequences of the decision . We also cover a raid in the Lawrence area where officers seized more than 2 kilograms of fentanyl. In Syria, a dr...

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Stephen Perofeta to make full Blues debut against British and Irish Lions

Both Umaga and Mealamu have spoken sparingly about the incident and neither have been punished for it since. Gatland Junior bossed the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians' backline as the Lions labo...

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5-year-old boy shot in Morrisania, Bronx

5-year-old boy shot in Morrisania, Bronx

The boy was first taken to St Barnabas but then redirected to NY Presbyterian instead. He is listed in grave condition. The duo was headed to the father's auto to drive the just-turned-5-year-old ba...

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London Fortifies Bridges to Protect Pedestrians From Attack

London Fortifies Bridges to Protect Pedestrians From Attack

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility. She said Britain must do "more, much more" to combat what she called the perverted ideology of radical Islam. The at...

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Minnesota Joins State Alliance To Uphold Paris Accord

SUMMER IS HERE: With El Niño helping shape global patterns what will Canadians expect from summer? At the moment, the U.S electric power industry is moving away from coal to cheaper options such as...

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India will take up helicopter incursion with China

India will take up helicopter incursion with China

We can understand even ground incursion as it can be a mistake. "But this is unacceptable", said the EAM. "The Chinese helicopter came 500m inside Indian airspace ". The Indian Air Force has laun...

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Prostate cancer: Drug trial breakthrough could DOUBLE life expectancy

Currently, men with prostate cancer that has spread to surrounding tissue in the pelvic area are only given hormone therapy. More than 5,000 abstracts featured as part of the 2017 American Society ...

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China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

The statement said the latest resolution was said to have been put together by the USA and China in the " back room ". Pentagon chief Jim Mattis moved to reassure Asian allies Saturday that the ...

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Gulf rift threatens air travel disruption across region and beyond

Qatar on Monday slammed the decisions of three Gulf states to sever ties with it, saying they were "unjustified" and aimed to put Doha under political "guardianship". NPR's David Welna, who is trav...

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Day 1 of Cosby trial has high-profile feel

Day 1 of Cosby trial has high-profile feel

Andrea Constand , the former college basketball manager who claims Cosby drugged and assaulted her in 2004, will tell her story in public for the first time when she gives evidence in the trial. "...

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